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Announcing the Kubernetes Ingress Controller for Kong

By Gerred Dillon in Kong

May 8, 2018

Today we are excited to announce the Kubernetes Ingress Controller for Kong. Container orchestration is rapidly changing to meet the needs of software infrastructure that demands more reliability, flexibility, and efficiency than ever. At the forefront of these tools is Kubernetes.

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How to Design a Scalable Rate Limiting Algorithm

By Jason Skowronski in Kong

December 19, 2017

Rate limiting protects your APIs from overuse by limiting how often each user can call the API. This protects them from inadvertent or malicious overuse. Without rate limiting, each user may request as often as they like, which can lead to “spikes” of requests that starve other consumers. After rate limiting is enabled, they are limited to a fixed number of requests per second.

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Secure and Manage AWS Lambda Endpoints with Kong

By Jason Skowronski in Kong

August 29, 2017

In this quickstart tutorial, we will walk you through the steps to setup Kong with AWS Lambda and build a simple “Hello World” app as a demonstration. Kong can help you secure and manage your AWS Lambda services. It includes support for popular authentication services, access control lists, rate limiting, and more. It gives you the tools publish APIs that you can safely share with your customers.

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